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A Deep Dive into the American Rescue Plan and ESSER III Funding Stream

by Guneeta Chadha The American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act is the third Federal COVID-relief package passed by Congress as an economic-relief package that aims to build a bridge to an equitable economic recovery. The ARP Act was signed by President Joe Biden in March 2021, aiming to create millions of [...]

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Topic: Advocacy

Advocacy Works — How To Advocate for Youth in 2021

by René Murry Dear YDEKC Community, We are in a period of deep turmoil and concern. However, I would like to draw you to an article in the Seattle Times, where several of our leaders spoke to our current issues. An idea that rose to the top for me was that 2020 was a year of questions and [...]

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